Michael P. O'Connor archive
Category : Ham Radio

HamRadioBB.com

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Published on: September 18, 2005

I am going to see if I can get my Ham Radio forums going again. This time I am going to work on defining it better. First I am going to define it for Western Pennsylvania, aka the Pittsburgh region. I am also going to add a scanner section. Now that we are Podcasting I[…]

International Radio traffic

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Published on: September 17, 2005

While doing the traffic net tonight we were talking about how we should send traffic out, just for practice on handling traffic. Some one suggested that we should use the handling instructions of “HXG” so we would get a return on the traffic. I was thinking since my sister is in Austria I was wondering[…]

More on the Scanner net podcast

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Published on: September 17, 2005

This is the RSS feed for the Trama Podcast of the Sunday Night Pittsburgh Area Scanner Net I found a php podcasting software called Loudblog. It is not the greatest, but it does the job, and I only have to update it once a week. The software does put up a little site with it.[…]

Podcasting of the Pittsburgh area Scanner net from the 147.090 repeater

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Published on: September 17, 2005

A friend of mine Ken Sprouse (WA3FKG) and I have been talking about Podcasting the Pittsburgh area Scanner net. We are trying to work out who should record the net, He is going to make some tests tonight and I will be making the same tests, we are trying to figure out how to record[…]

My data in the FCC database

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Published on: September 17, 2005

Well 2 days ago I finally got all my information in the FCC database correct. And as of today, the information has prorogated out to the other web sites on the net (read qrz.com and arrl.org) so now my information on the internet that is attached to my call sign is correct so my ham[…]

Sent out my first out of section message today.

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Published on: September 17, 2005

Today on the traffic net I sent out my first out of section message. It was mainly a delivery report, so it was not much. Its final destination is On, Canada. It was the first time I ever sent out a message so I did make a few mistakes but I got though it. But[…]

It is finally fully correct (my info in the FCC database)

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Published on: September 16, 2005

I just check the FCC website. And now my name is correct, and so is my address. Finally it is all update to the correct information. The time is now about 2:00am EST (11:00pm PST, the time zone that this server is set too) so in a few hours qrz will have my call sign[…]

The FCC database

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Published on: September 15, 2005

Ok now thing are just going odd here, I first got my address updated. Now I got my last name corrected in the database (it was misspelled) but they reverted my address to the old one. This is almost to the point where it is funny. I have applied for a password for my FRN[…]

Thanks to the fine people at W5YI VEC group, my last name is finally correct in the FCC database

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Published on: September 14, 2005

I finally got my last name fixed in the FCC database. It now reads the correct spelling of the last name. It has not hit QRZ’s web site as of today, but I was informed that by the W5YI-VEC Dept that it is in the FCC database, and they said I can take a look[…]

Trying to correct my last name in the FCC database

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Published on: September 10, 2005

Well I finally got around to changing my address for my FCC license for my Ham radio license. I again put in a correction to my last name, they have in the database “O’Conner” I am not an er I want it to be spelled correctly “O’Connor” that is with an or. In the note[…]

For those of you who have friends and family down in New Orleans

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Published on: September 2, 2005

The Salvation Army’s Satern group (the ham radio operation branch of the Salvation Army) Has a web site setup for people to submit info about their loved ones and friends. So if you need some info on your loved ones, try there, I have heard that the Red Cross does not want to be bothered[…]

Cross band repeater

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Published on: August 31, 2005

Today I wanted to keep an ear on the 147.09 repeater, but I was going to be working at my church. I looked up the manual for my Alinco so I could find out how to setup the cross band repeat. It was not as hard to do as I first thought it would be,[…]

What a day for the radios.

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Published on: August 30, 2005

Well today as posted about earlier that I pulled out the two other radios. I got the power adapter built. I am supplying the power to the Alinco that is being used by the Icom. I also tuned up an antenna for my Alinco, it works well, only has a 1.4:1 SWR on both bands.[…]

Pulled the last two radios out of storage

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Published on: August 29, 2005

In an earlier post I posted a picture of my radio setup. Well today I pulled out the other two radios I had out of storage to set them up. The new radios are the Alinco and the Tempo One. The Tempo One I can use to listen on, it is a Transceiver, but I[…]

Hurricane Katrina Storm Radio Freq

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Published on: August 29, 2005

Ok for those of you that are either Ham radio operators or scanner enthusiasts, I emailed a friend of mine for info about freqs to listen to about Hurricane Katrina. Here is what I got back from him. Hello all, The W3YJ repeater is currently monitoring the Echolink Hurricane Watch Net via the VK3JED (Echolink[…]

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